Recent News

May 04, 2016
Frozen vegetables

Listeria linked to frozen vegetables sickens 8 in 3 states

All patients were hospitalized, and a recall involves 358 products and 42 brands.

Apr 29, 2016

News Scan for Apr 29, 2016

Listeria in Dole facility
Flu retreat resumes
Wisconsin Elizabethkingia developments
Fecal transplant compatibility
Tdap vaccine effectiveness
Mar 31, 2016

Foodborne Disease Scan for Mar 31, 2016

Salmonella in lab worker
Listeria from packaged salad
Mar 21, 2016

Foodborne Disease Scan for Mar 21, 2016

Listeria from raw milk
More cucumber-linked Salmonella
FDA finalizes BSE rules
Mar 04, 2016

News Scan for Mar 04, 2016

Dengue and birth outcomes
Saudi MERS cases, death
Sprout company shutdown
Feb 25, 2016

Food Outbreak Scan for Feb 25, 2016

E coli in alfalfa sprouts
More Listeria cases tied to salads
Jan 28, 2016

News Scan for Jan 28, 2016

More US listeriosis
H7N9 cases in China
Ebola screening
Jan 25, 2016

News Scan for Jan 25, 2016

Dole Listeria in Canada
UK Ebola failings
Malaria funds
Jan 22, 2016

News Scan for Jan 22, 2016

Deadly Listeria outbreak
Saudi MERS cases
More Lassa fever in Nigeria
Dec 17, 2015

News Scan for Dec 17, 2015

New Saudi MERS case
Foodborne disease up in Europe

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Awofisayo-Okuyelu A, Arunachalam N, Dallman T, et al. An outbreak of human listeriosis in England between 2010 and 2012 associated with the consumption of pork pies. J Food Prot 2016 May;5:732-40

Brown LG, Hoover ER, Ripley D, et al.Retail delis slicer cleaning frequency  — six selected sites, United States, 2012. MMWR 2016 Apr 1;65(12):306-10

Friesema IH, Kuiling S, Van der Ende A, et al. Risk factors for sporadic listeriosis in the Netherlands, 2008 to 2013. Eurosurveillance 2015 Aug 6;20(31)

Glass KA, Golden MC, Wanless BJ, et al. Growth of Listeria monocytogenes within a caramel-coated apple microenvironment. mBio 2015 Oct 13;6(5):e01232-15

Huang YT, Ko WC, Chan YJ, et al. Disease burden of invasive listeriosis and molecular characterization of clinical isolates in Taiwan, 2000-2013. PLoS One 2015 Nov 10;10(11):e0141241

Jackson BR, Tarr C, Strain E, et al. Implementation of nationwide real-time whole-genome sequencing to enhance listeriosis outbreak detection and investigation. Clin Infect Dis 2016 (published online Apr 18)

Jensen AK, Bjorkman JT, Ethelberg S, et al.  Molecular typing and epidemiology of human listeriosis cases, Denmark, 2002-2012. Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Feb 24)

Jensen AK, Nielsen EM, Bjorkman JT, et al. Whole-genome sequencing used to investigate a nationwide outbreak of listeriosis caused by ready-to-eat delicatessen meat, Denmark, 2014. Clin Infect Dis 2016 (published online Mar 29)

Martinez MR, Osborne J, Jayeola VO, et al. Capacity of Listeria monocytogenes strains from the 2011 cantaloupe outbreak to adhere, survive, and grow on cantaloupe. J Food Prot 2016 May;5:757-63

Salazar JK, Carstens CK, Bathija VM, et al. Fate of Listeria monocytogenes in fresh apples and caramel apples. J Food Prot 2016 May;5;696-702



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